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Old March 12, 2011, 05:55 PM
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Default Thanks Ricky Ponting

Always been a fan of him and still a supporter of the AUSTRALIAN cricket team. I posted this here to take some joy from the fact that the defending champs consider us highly unlike some other greats (Mentioning names would be disrespect!)

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....................Australia have not lost against a non-Test side since 1983, when they were upset by Zimbabwe in the World Cup. They face Kenya on Sunday and Canada on Wednesday, and there is a chance they could face Bangladesh - the ninth-ranked among the full members in ODI - in the quarter-finals after their memorable victory over England in Chittagong.



"They've never been classified as a minnow," Ponting said of Bangladesh. "They beat us in Cardiff a few years ago. With all their games at home, there was always a chance they could cause a couple of upsets, last night was probably one. They let one slip against the West Indies with a bit of an abysmal performance, but in their conditions they are a very competitive team."


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Old March 12, 2011, 06:00 PM
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Damn it, we're gonna play the Aussies if we make it to the QFs?
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Old March 12, 2011, 06:03 PM
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Damn it, we're gonna play the Aussies if we make it to the QFs?
That is If we finish fourth and Aussies finish as group winner.
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Old March 12, 2011, 06:04 PM
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But if we finish 3rd we may face the Kiwis.
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Old March 12, 2011, 06:07 PM
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Damn it, we're gonna play the Aussies if we make it to the QFs?
b...but but but i thought This is our time

well, Australlia are definitely beatable! it is not impossible to defeat them.
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Old March 12, 2011, 06:33 PM
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I used to be a fan of the Australian team, especially the one captained by Ian Chappell. But, I don't like the current Australian side or Ponting. I can stand a lot of things, but not arrogance. Which is why I used to like Kapil Dev's Indian team, but have a strong dislike for the current one. (There is one player even one this India team that I respect, Sachin. I would have hated him if he was a mastaan like Ponting, but Sachin truly embodies cricket.) Finally, no one can deny Bradman's greatness. There is no other explanation for the 99.94 average. He was proud, but polite and definitely not arrogant.
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Old March 13, 2011, 02:26 AM
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I want Kiwi instead of Kangaroo on our QF plate. Doctor advised no red meat.
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Old March 13, 2011, 04:15 AM
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Australia's next series is in Bangladesh and he knows that if he says something "Ulta Palta" then public will throw Dhil at him in BD. He is just playing it safe
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Old March 13, 2011, 04:18 AM
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First of all, there is no reason to "thank" Ponting for his words.
We dont live on his mercy nor does his words means a world to us.

If its anything, we've earned it.
Some just would acknowledge it, others wont.

Now, lets see what he has said:

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"They've never been classified as a minnow," Ponting said of Bangladesh. "They beat us in Cardiff a few years ago. With all their games at home, there was always a chance they could cause a couple of upsets, last night was probably one. They let one slip against the West Indies with a bit of an abysmal performance, but in their conditions they are a very competitive team."
So, apparently, we are not minnows, but our wins are "upsets" ?
Isn't that contradictory itself ??

I've always been a big fan of Ponting and the Australian team, but not above my own.
I understand his arrogance. Had our team ruled the world like the they did, chances are we'd have shown such arroagance ourselves.
But lately, the Kingdom has fallen and they have been reduced to being mere mortals. That has taught him some humility which he lacked earlier. After all, with a bunch of no names in the team, you have no other choice.

He knows very well there is a probable game against Bangladesh on the cards. If not, there is this upcoming 3 match series against us and such is the current health of the Australian team that their once all conquering captain is forced to tone down his words, knowing it could all backfire.

And I'm not thanking Ponting for that.
Its our rise and we've earned it.
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Old March 13, 2011, 05:22 AM
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First of all, there is no reason to "thank" Ponting for his words.
We dont live on his mercy nor does his words means a world to us.

If its anything, we've earned it.
Some just would acknowledge it, others wont.

Now, lets see what he has said:



So, apparently, we are not minnows, but our wins are "upsets" ?
Isn't that contradictory itself ??

I've always been a big fan of Ponting and the Australian team, but not above my own.
I understand his arrogance. Had our team ruled the world like the they did, chances are we'd have shown such arroagance ourselves.
But lately, the Kingdom has fallen and they have been reduced to being mere mortals. That has taught him some humility which he lacked earlier. After all, with a bunch of no names in the team, you have no other choice.

He knows very well there is a probable game against Bangladesh on the cards. If not, there is this upcoming 3 match series against us and such is the current health of the Australian team that their once all conquering captain is forced to tone down his words, knowing it could all backfire.

And I'm not thanking Ponting for that.
Its our rise and we've earned it.
Top post Rabz,
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Old March 13, 2011, 05:48 AM
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i don't think we will get the kiwis even if we come third in our group.i guess we will probably get pakistan
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Old March 13, 2011, 06:43 AM
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Old March 13, 2011, 06:57 AM
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Old March 13, 2011, 07:23 AM
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Thank you very much for reminding me bro. I am not actually going tomorrow. SSC exam of mine will end on the 16th so I am going to the Bd vs sa match on the 19th in Dhaka. Nice reminder for that match...

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Old March 13, 2011, 07:46 AM
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There is nothing to thank Ricky for. He is never a well wisher of Bangladesh Cricket.
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Old March 13, 2011, 07:56 AM
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There is nothing to thank Ricky for. He is never a well wisher of Bangladesh Cricket.
His words were just a show off. Just lyk a Munafiq.

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Old March 13, 2011, 08:14 AM
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No one takes Bangladesh as a pushover no more. Allhamdullillah!

But thats beacause of the improvement for the last few years. Lets pray that the improvement still continues and that better players come into the team to make it even more stronger..
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Old March 13, 2011, 08:28 AM
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No one takes Bangladesh as a pushover no more. Allhamdullillah!

But thats beacause of the improvement for the last few years. Lets pray that the improvement still continues and that better players come into the team to make it even more stronger..
And lets pray to Allah so that He gives us the might to shut the mouth of ppl lyk N.S.Sidhu with our bats n balls.

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Old March 13, 2011, 08:47 AM
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But if we finish 3rd we may face the Kiwis.
That's what is probably going to happen.

Doesn't mean we are afraid of Ausies, we can beat them too
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Old March 13, 2011, 09:06 AM
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Old March 13, 2011, 09:10 AM
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But if we finish 3rd we may face the Kiwis.
how?..i dont see kiwis being the runner up of group a..
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Old March 13, 2011, 09:37 AM
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I was never an Australia fan nor of Ponting because of the obvious reason - arrogance and yes, there were never one or two encouraging words from that continent. As far as I remember, this must be the first time and I do not see anything wrong with what Ricky said. Well, we are still ranked at the bottom, so a win against a test playing nation is an upset - nothing wrong about that. And yes, we earned it through the NZ series.

But I am a bit surprised of our speculations of whom we will be playing in QF!!! Each and every win against a test playing nation is still cheered as a historical win (as a matter of fact, they are) and a single such victory makes us forget our recent past. Just like this win over England made us forget that in the last six months we lost to Ireland, Holland and Zimbabwe.

At least Ponting is showing a better character than Sidhu or that Mondira matari.

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Old March 16, 2011, 08:04 AM
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Looks like he is ready for wash, AUS running short on laundry now-a-days.

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Old March 16, 2011, 08:48 AM
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^^ Seems like he is calling for his own misery.
A series defeat to Bangladesh and he would be risking his job.
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